Soup News: September 2015

Welcome to Soup News. Once a month we bring you a selection of news stories with comment and discussion from the folks at Archaeosoup Towers along with links to a selection of news from the rest of the month.

1:03 Liv:

http://riogbg.se/

5:00 Mr Soup:

3-D printing revives Bronze Age music:

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2015/09/3-d-printing-revives-bronze-age-music/108200

3D printing revives bronze-age music:

http://www.anu.edu.au/news/all-news/3d-printing-revives-bronze-age-music

10:06 Rhys:

N/A

Links:

Hair-raising moment archaeologists open a 1,000-year-old coffin:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/archaeology/11900082/Hair-raising-moment-archaeologists-open-a-1000-year-old-coffin.html

Archaeologists uncover Bronze Age ‘sauna house’ in Orkney:

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2015/09/archaeologists-uncover-bronze-age-sauna-house-in-orkney/108454

Fit for a God? Ancient Booty Discovered in Transylvania:

http://www.livescience.com/52329-ancient-booty-discovered-in-transylvania.html

Builders in Omsk stumble across Bronze Age burial site:

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/n0430-builders-in-omsk-stumble-across-bronze-age-burial-site/

Mesolithic site on Skye to be investigated:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-34127171

Archaeologists Discover Large Early Hellenistic Building in Ancient Thracian, Greek, Roman City Heraclea Sintica near Bulgaria’s Petrich:

http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2015/09/02/archaeologists-discover-large-early-hellenistic-building-in-ancient-thracian-greek-roman-city-heraclea-sintica-near-bulgarias-petrich/

Here Are the Ancient Sites ISIS Has Damaged and Destroyed:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150901-isis-destruction-looting-ancient-sites-iraq-syria-archaeology/

Cocoa, Caffeinated ‘Black Drink’ Were Widespread in Pre-Contact Southwest, Study Finds:

http://westerndigs.org/use-of-cocoa-black-drink-widespread-in-pre-contact-southwest-study-finds/

Excavation of Rome home shows city bigger than thought:

http://phys.org/news/2015-09-excavation-rome-home-city-bigger.html

Cornish beauty spot ‘possible mass grave’ site:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-34221883

Skeletons unearthed at Sicily’s Valley of Temples:

http://www.thelocal.it/20150914/skeletons-unearthed-at-valley-of-temples

Archaeologists in the Hanged Man Cave:

http://scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news,406455,archaeologists-in-the-hanged-man-cave.html

200-Year-Old Shipwreck Survivors’ Camp Found on Alaska Island:

http://westerndigs.org/200-year-old-shipwreck-survivors-camp-found-on-alaska-island/

America’s Largest Earthwork, Cahokia’s Monks Mound, May Have Been Built in Only 20 Years, Study Says:

http://westerndigs.org/americas-largest-earthwork-cahokias-monks-mound-may-have-been-built-in-only-20-years-study-says/

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